Effigy Vessel


From: Peru

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 39-20-70
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Moche Iv
Provenience Peru
Culture Area Andean
Date Made 200-500 CE
Section American
Materials Ceramic
Iconography Warrior

Black ware. Portrait? of a warrior, kneeling on left knee, bearing square shield on left arm and massive club in right hand. Wears elaborate helmet with crosswise crest, crescentic blade and two mushroom knobs; ear-discs; cape and shirt.

Height 25.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. George W. Childs Drexel, 1939

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